Job prospects Dental Assistant near Toronto (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for Dental assistants near Toronto (ON). These trends also apply to people working as a dental assistant.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was poor over the past few years (2018-2020). There were more workers available than job openings.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

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Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Dental assistants (NOC 3411) in the Toronto region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Dental assistants in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 5,860 people work in this occupation.
  • Dental assistants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622):more than 95%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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